Lita's first record contract was with Mercury Records.
Her first commercial hit was "Kiss Me Deadly" it reached #12 on the charts.
She was the hitchhicker in the 1992 movie "Highway to Hell".
In 1989, Guitar magazine voted her Best Female Guitarist.
She has been married to Jim Gillette since May 13, 1994.
She was nominated for a Grammy in 1984 for Best Female Rock Performance, with Wendy O. Williams and Pia Zadora.
Her duet with Ozzy Osbourne, Close My Eyes Forever, was the first Top Ten single for each of them.
She was married to Chris Holmes of W.A.S.P. from June 1990 to July 1991.
In 1976, she formed The Runaways where she played lead guitar.
She began playing the guitar at age 11.
Lita Ford was #89 on VH1's 100 Greatest Artist of Hard Rock.
Lita Ford: I'm not much of a club goer because every time I do go I get in trouble.
Lita Ford: I'm happy when I'm doing what I do best.
Lita Ford: I grew up in the Runaways and there wasn't anybody that was skankier than the Runaways.
Lita Ford: I think it gets boring (for the audience) for the lead singer to have a guitar hanging on them all the time.